Manchester United Send Classy Message To Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp After His Mother’s Death
Manchester United have sent a heart-warming message to Jurgen Klopp after the Liverpool boss' mother passed away at the age of 81.
The 53-year-old German paid tribute by saying in a heartfelt message that his mother "meant everything to me."
Speaking to German newspaper Schwarzwalder Bote, Klopp added: "The fact that I can't be at the funeral is due to the terrible times.
"As soon as the circumstances allow, we will hold a wonderful commemoration that is appropriate to it."
Liverpool also paid tribute on Wednesday by posting on Twitter a photo of Klopp clapping and looking towards the sky.
The Reds wrote: "You'll Never Walk Alone, Jürgen."
You'll Never Walk Alone, Jürgen :heart: pic.twitter.com/mjgSmXZWgn
- Liverpool FC (@LFC) February 10, 2021
United have since quote tweeted Liverpool's message and added their tribute to Klopp and his family.
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"Heartfelt condolences to Jürgen and his family, from everyone at United," reads the tweet.
:hearts: Heartfelt condolences to Jürgen and his family, from everyone at United. https://t.co/1L7o2uHCHy
- Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 10, 2021
Elisabeth was married to Klopp's father, Norbert, in 1960 and the pair had three children: Jurgen, Stefanie and Isolde.
Norbert passed away in 2000 at the age of 66 after a short illness.
Klopp hailed Elisabeth as a "real mum in the best sense of the word," saying that he knows "she is in a better place now."
The former Borussia Dortmund head coach said: "As a devout Christian, I know she is in a better place now.
"She was a real mum in the best sense of the word."
Posting on Twitter, the Premier League paid tribute to Klopp and tweeted: "The thoughts and condolences of everyone at the Premier League are with Jurgen, his family and his friends at such a difficult time."
Liverpool fans have also sent their tributes in on social media and even tweeted out Klopp's emotional celebration during the Reds' 3-1 win over Tottenham last month.
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